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Strobridge Lithographing Company's Circus Posters - 1890's–1950's

Circus posters created by Cincinnati’s Strobridge Lithographing Company, printed in the 1890s through the 1950s. These posters focus on attracting the audience by depicting the unusual main acts in a dynamic composition. By 1900, they were known as the “Tiffany of Printers” since they have become one of the largest and most popular printing company’s in the US. 



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Image of various water acts including swimmers, acrobats, and divers in an indoor swimming pool with spectators in the background.
Topics: Circus Posters, Advertising, Circus, Lithography, Strobridge, Ohio, Cincinnati, Water acts, Swimmers
Strobridge Lithographing Company's Circus Posters - 1890's–1950's
by Strobridge Lithographing Company
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Image of two large elephants standing on their hind legs and performing with two female circus performers, and three small elephants performing on a seesaw between them.
Topics: Circus Posters, Advertising, Circus, Lithography, Strobridge, Ohio, Cincinnati, Elephants, Circus...
Strobridge Lithographing Company's Circus Posters - 1890's–1950's
by Strobridge Lithographing Company
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Two hippopotami in ring with ringmaster in the middle, while scared clown runs out of ring.
Topics: Circus Posters, Advertising, Circus, Lithography, Strobridge, Ohio, Cincinnati, Clown, Hippopotami,...
Strobridge Lithographing Company's Circus Posters - 1890's–1950's
by Strobridge Lithographing Company
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Blonde lady in pink dress sitting sideways on brown horse.
Topics: Circus Posters, Advertising, Circus, Lithography, Strobridge, Ohio, Cincinnati, Horse
Strobridge Lithographing Company's Circus Posters - 1890's–1950's
by Strobridge Lithographing Company
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A female equestrian standing on one leg on the back of a galloping horse as a white painted faced clown looks on in amazement.
Topics: Circus Posters, Advertising, Circus, Lithography, Strobridge, Ohio, Cincinnati, Clown, Horse
Strobridge Lithographing Company's Circus Posters - 1890's–1950's
by Strobridge Lithographing Company
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Family of men women and children performing on bicycles.
Topics: Circus Posters, Advertising, Circus, Lithography, Strobridge, Ohio, Cincinnati, Bicycle, Family
Strobridge Lithographing Company's Circus Posters - 1890's–1950's
by Strobridge Lithographing Company
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Scenes of the Orfords performing tricks while balancing on the backs of brown and white horses.
Topics: Circus Posters, Advertising, Circus, Lithography, Strobridge, Ohio, Cincinnati, Horses
Strobridge Lithographing Company's Circus Posters - 1890's–1950's
by Strobridge Lithographing Company
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Three scenes of a woman performing stunts and posing.
Topics: Circus Posters, Advertising, Circus, Lithography, Strobridge, Ohio, Cincinnati, Gymnast
Strobridge Lithographing Company's Circus Posters - 1890's–1950's
by Strobridge Lithographing Company
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Birds eye view of animal exhibition.
Topics: Circus Posters, Advertising, Circus, Lithography, Strobridge, Ohio, Cincinnati, Circus animals
Strobridge Lithographing Company's Circus Posters - 1890's–1950's
by Strobridge Lithographing Company
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Ten brown and gray horses in tandem race jumping over hurdle carrying lady riders.
Topics: Circus Posters, Advertising, Circus, Lithography, Strobridge, Ohio, Cincinnati, Horses, Rider
Strobridge Lithographing Company's Circus Posters - 1890's–1950's
by Strobridge Lithographing Company
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Woman balancing on a high wire.
Topics: Circus Posters, Advertising, Circus, Lithography, Strobridge, Ohio, Cincinnati, High wire
Strobridge Lithographing Company's Circus Posters - 1890's–1950's
by Strobridge Lithographing Company
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Clown with white painted face with legs and arms wide open.
Topics: Circus Posters, Advertising, Circus, Lithography, Strobridge, Ohio, Cincinnati, Clown
Image of a gorilla holding an African warrior over his head while other warriors run away.
Topics: Circus Posters, Advertising, Circus, Lithography, Strobridge, Ohio, Cincinnati, Gorilla, Circus...
Strobridge Lithographing Company's Circus Posters - 1890's–1950's
by Strobridge Lithographing Company
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Five scenes of the living statues replicating famous art.
Topics: Circus Posters, Advertising, Circus, Lithography, Strobridge, Ohio, Cincinnati, Living Statue
A clown with a white painted face sitting with arms and legs spread while holding a hat.
Topics: Circus Posters, Advertising, Circus, Lithography, Strobridge, Ohio, Cincinnati, Clown
61 horses in a circus with a pyramid platform in the middle with a man on a white horse.
Topics: Circus Posters, Advertising, Circus, Lithography, Strobridge, Ohio, Cincinnati, Horses
Strobridge Lithographing Company's Circus Posters - 1890's–1950's
by Strobridge Lithographing Company
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Portraits of P.T. Barnum and J.A. Bailey with a branch of leaves and berries separating the oval frames.
Topics: Circus Posters, Advertising, Circus, Lithography, Strobridge, Ohio, Cincinnati, Portrait
Strobridge Lithographing Company's Circus Posters - 1890's–1950's
by Strobridge Lithographing Company
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Portraits of Forepaugh and the Sells Brothers; names underneath images.
Topics: Circus Posters, Advertising, Circus, Lithography, Strobridge, Ohio, Cincinnati
Strobridge Lithographing Company's Circus Posters - 1890's–1950's
by Strobridge Lithographing Company
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Portrait of clown smiling with plain blue background.
Topics: Circus Posters, Advertising, Circus, Lithography, Strobridge, Ohio, Cincinnati, Clown
Tiger leaping out tall grass.
Topics: Circus Posters, Advertising, Circus, Lithography, Strobridge, Ohio, Cincinnati, Tiger
Strobridge Lithographing Company's Circus Posters - 1890's–1950's
by Strobridge Lithographing Company
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Man on top of elephants forming a pyramid.
Topics: Circus Posters, Advertising, Circus, Lithography, Strobridge, Ohio, Cincinnati, Elephants
A large elephant, Jumbo, led by a man and carrying a group of people on its back.
Topics: Circus Posters, Advertising, Circus, Lithography, Strobridge, Ohio, Cincinnati, Jumbo, Elephant
Strobridge Lithographing Company's Circus Posters - 1890's–1950's
by Strobridge Lithographing Company
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Image of two men in Roman costumes in a chariot racing a team with four horses with a solid red background.
Topics: Circus Posters, Advertising, Circus, Lithography, Strobridge, Ohio, Cincinnati, Chariot, Racing,...
Female acrobat on top of white horse.
Topics: Circus Posters, Advertising, Circus, Lithography, Strobridge, Ohio, Cincinnati, Acrobat, Horse
Strobridge Lithographing Company's Circus Posters - 1890's–1950's
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Woman sitting with her legs and arms crossed.
Topics: Circus Posters, Advertising, Circus, Lithography, Strobridge, Ohio, Cincinnati, Gymnast
Strobridge Lithographing Company's Circus Posters - 1890's–1950's
by Strobridge Lithographing Company
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Five men performing aerial acrobatic acts on the horizontal bars.
Topics: Circus Posters, Advertising, Circus, Lithography, Strobridge, Ohio, Cincinnati, acrobat
Strobridge Lithographing Company's Circus Posters - 1890's–1950's
by Strobridge Lithographing Company
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A band of clowns playing instruments led by a conductor.
Topics: Circus Posters, Advertising, Circus, Lithography, Strobridge, Ohio, Cincinnati, Band, Clowns
Strobridge Lithographing Company's Circus Posters - 1890's–1950's
by Strobridge Lithographing Company
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Men and women in blue, yellow and red outfits performing acrobatics.
Topics: Circus Posters, Advertising, Circus, Lithography, Strobridge, Ohio, Cincinnati, Acrobatics
Strobridge Lithographing Company's Circus Posters - 1890's–1950's
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Three females and one male performing various stunts on the trapeze and high wire.
Topics: Circus Posters, Advertising, Circus, Lithography, Strobridge, Ohio, Cincinnati, Trapeze, High wire
Strobridge Lithographing Company's Circus Posters - 1890's–1950's
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Two scenes of young man performing stunts upside down.
Topics: Circus Posters, Advertising, Circus, Lithography, Strobridge, Ohio, Cincinnati
Strobridge Lithographing Company's Circus Posters - 1890's–1950's
by Strobridge Lithographing Company
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Seven sea lions juggling torches and balls with man in the center.
Topics: Circus Posters, Advertising, Circus, Lithography, Strobridge, Ohio, Cincinnati, Juggling, Sea Lions
Strobridge Lithographing Company's Circus Posters - 1890's–1950's
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Three men racing horses by balancing with each foot on a separate horse.
Topics: Circus Posters, Advertising, Circus, Lithography, Strobridge, Ohio, Cincinnati, Horses, Racing
Strobridge Lithographing Company's Circus Posters - 1890's–1950's
by Strobridge Lithographing Company
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Horses racing around a track, with circus performers in the center.
Topics: Circus Posters, Advertising, Circus, Lithography, Strobridge, Ohio, Cincinnati, Horses, Circus...